Time, Seasons, Weather

Each of the links below displays a basic sound, word, sentence, story or song title in Kiowa and/or English. When you click on a link, a short video of Grandma Dorothy will play. As she speaks, the Kiowa language transcription and the English translation will appear on screen. The words in both languages will be color-coded so viewers can see how the individual words translate by matching the colors.

AHN P’AH TSOTE TDOE AHN DAPE. Thunder is talking.

EE HAW DAY KEE Today

GOHM GYAH Wind

GYAH THOE It’s cold.

HAUN DAY KEE DAH OHN The day is good.

KEE DAYDLE Yesterday

KHOAM KHOTE. Strong wind.

K’OUGHT KONE. Shade (shaded area).

K’OUGHT KONE GAW. Umbrella.

KYAH HEHN GAW Tomorrow

MAUN KAW EE. Tornado.

MAUN KOIYE EE Tornado

P’IYE DAW. Sun time (summer)

SAH DAW. Cold time (winter).

SAPE PAH GYAH Freezing rain – sleet

THOE. Cold.

THOPE DAY KEE. The other day.

THOPE DAY KEE. Yesterday (day before).